For the past 11 years, The Stewardship Network's Conference has brought together Landowners, Researchers, Non-Profit Organizations, the Private Sector, Tribal Representatives, different levels of Government, Students, and Academics for two incredible days of informative presentations, discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities that focus on the Science, Practice & Art of Ecological Stewardship.
The 2019 Conference will be another impressive year, including:
- Keynote Speaker Jeff Gringnon, Forest Regeneration Forester, Cultural Resource Identification and Protection at Menominee Tribal Enterprises.
- Over 50 Presentations
- Poster Reception and Student Poster Competition
- Midewewin Water Ceremony
- Photography Contest
- Trivia Night
- Networking Opportunities with hundreds of participants from around North America.
Keynote Speaker: Jeff Grignon
Jeff Grignon is a father, grandfather, husband and enrolled member of the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin. A life-long student of the environment; and having eighteen years of western and southern fire experience, he has now accepted the honor and responsibility to aid in the regeneration or the giving back of what the Menominee forest has offered. His responsibilities as a tribal member also include the preservation and protection of cultural habitational areas and the stories they continue to tell.